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when did “I can’t help it” “that’s just the way I am/the way I think” become acceptable reasons for treating other people like crap?

Pretty sure you have a choice in your behavior.

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3 Reasons To Consider Ditching Your Data Device (Or At Least Take a Trial Separation)

sarahfit:

3 Reasons To Consider Ditching Your Data Device (Or At Least Take a Trial Separation)

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Hello from Paris! You may recognize today’s guest post author, Jessica Smith. She has appeared in many fitness magazines as the beautiful fitness model and trainer as well as many fitness DVD’s. To say I…

nbchannibal:

What a time to be a hive!

nbchannibal:

What a time to be a hive!

nprcodeswitch:

Sometimes Getting Along Comes Down To How You Say ‘Gravy’

In the hectic days before we went live one year ago (hooray!), we somehow missed the news of the passing, at age 91, of John Gumperz — a hugely influential linguist who contributed reams of research on the ways people from different cultures communicate. Had we been paying attention, we could have highlighted a story from Gumperz’s studies that serves as a useful demonstration of why code-switching can be both a potent metaphor and a necessary skill.
It’s a story about workplace discrimination. It’s a story about missed cultural signals. It’s a story about gravy.

Read more on NPR’s Code Switch.

nprcodeswitch:

Sometimes Getting Along Comes Down To How You Say ‘Gravy’

In the hectic days before we went live one year ago (hooray!), we somehow missed the news of the passing, at age 91, of John Gumperz — a hugely influential linguist who contributed reams of research on the ways people from different cultures communicate. Had we been paying attention, we could have highlighted a story from Gumperz’s studies that serves as a useful demonstration of why code-switching can be both a potent metaphor and a necessary skill.

It’s a story about workplace discrimination. It’s a story about missed cultural signals. It’s a story about gravy.

Read more on NPR’s Code Switch.

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myrna-au-go-go:

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publicity for After the Thin Man, 1936

myrna-au-go-go:

Image of Myrna Loy and William Powell

publicity for After the Thin Man, 1936

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laughterkey:

food52:

What a perfect place for a mise en place.
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THEY HAVE A TINY SPICE CABINET JUST LIKE MINE!

laughterkey:

food52:

What a perfect place for a mise en place.

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THEY HAVE A TINY SPICE CABINET JUST LIKE MINE!

johndarnielle:

you skeleton warriors didn’t take the possibility of a moonlight-powered anti skeleton warrior amulet into account when you were putting the battle plan together, did you? real bush league stuff there fellas

johndarnielle:

you skeleton warriors didn’t take the possibility of a moonlight-powered anti skeleton warrior amulet into account when you were putting the battle plan together, did you? real bush league stuff there fellas

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